In the spotlight...

We aim to showcase and celebrate our scholarship awardees who work tirelessly to find solutions to todays health problems.
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  • Dr Amy Finlay-Jones

    Mental Health Research 'Improving mental health of young Australians with chronic illness: A pilot randomised controlled trial of online self-compassion training' Curtin University, WA Awarded 2019 "Online self-compassion training offers young people [...]

  • Anna te Velde

    Cerebral Palsy Research 'Early natural history and clinical markers of motor severity, motor type and topography in infants with cerebral palsy' Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary Club of [...]

  • Hyo Jeong (Minnie) Kim

    Bile Duct Cancer Research 'Synthesis and Evaluation of Sialyltransferase Inhibitors' Bond University, QLD Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary Club of Sandy Bay ' Michael Chivers PhD Scholarship' "Approximately 38.4% of Australian men [...]

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Current Grants

Australian Rotary Health is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia.

We also provide funding into a broad range of general health areas, provide scholarships for rural medical and nursing students, as well as Indigenous health students. Australian Rotary Health provides funding into areas of health that do not readily attract funding, and promotes findings to the community.

Australian Rotary Health is supported by a number of Rotary Clubs in Australia. We have a broad vision to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians.

Awarded to individuals or research teams that focus on the mental health of young Australians (aged 0-25 years). Up to $70,000 per annum for 1, 2 or 3 years.
Available to early career researchers to facilitate research in “the prevention of mental illness”. Three years in duration and valued at $75,000 per annum.
‘Ian Scott PhD scholarships’ are offered to applicants undertaking research within mental health. Valued at up to $29,000 per annum for 3.5 years maximum.
Offered to applicants undertaking research within all health areas, to be determined by Australian Rotary Health and affiliated Rotary Clubs. Scholarships are valued at $29,000 per annum for 3.5 years maximum
The ARH Scholarship – PTSD in service personnel and their families is offered to applicants undertaking research within Post-Traumatic Effects from War Related Stress. The scholarship is valued at up to $35,000 per annum for 3.5 years maximum.